8th, Sep 2023

Canada attracts more and more internationally educated healthcare professionals

Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, and Saskatchewan had the highest percentage of internationally educated healthcare professionals (IEHPs) working in their fields in 2021, with 74%, 68%, and 67%, respectively.

Ontario had attracted the most significant number of IEHPs, with 116,310 residing there in 2021. IEHPs were most likely to be nurses, with one-third studying nursing.

The fields of study varied by province, with Prince Edward Island having the highest percentage of IEHPs studying nursing at 53%, Newfoundland and Labrador having 30% trained to be physicians, and Ontario having the highest proportion of IEHPs studying dentistry at 10% or pharmacy at 9%.

#Healthcare_professionals, #nurses, #healthcare, #IEHP


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